Intel Core 2 Duo E6550: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Duo E6550

Summary

Intel started Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 sales on July 2007. This is Conroe architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 65 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.333 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Intel Socket 775 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt. It supports DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.16 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Core 2 Duo E6550 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
29.91
 
Type
Desktop
 
Achitecture codename
Conroe
 
Release date
on July 2007
 
Price now
$14.95
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core 2 Duo E6550's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core 2 Duo E6550's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
2.333 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
64 KB
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
4 MB
 
of 32 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
 
Die size
143 mm2
 
Transistor count
291 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Duo E6550 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
775
 
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core 2 Duo E6550.
Supported memory types
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Duo E6550. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

3.16

Passmark

1498

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core 2 Duo E6550 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core 2 Duo E6550 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Duo E6550 from AMD is Athlon 64 FX-74, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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